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Bo Colley, a candidate for Valley, AL City Council District 1, extensively used the n-word on Twitter as well as other offensive words and phrases from 2014-2015. As of publication, a search of his profile for the n-word on Twitter returns 124 results. (Editor’s note: Colley has appeared to delete, make private or block us from viewing all tweets referenced in this article.) Colley also made extensive use of the F-word and used a homophobic slur towards Twitter users. Colley has unsuccessfully run for office in the past, in 2016 for the same City Council seat he is seeking today and in 2018 for Chambers County Commissioner District 6. A campaign video posted on his Twitter page states that Colley serves on the Chambers County…

Kay Ivey

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded $18.7 million in grants for improvements in 58 Alabama communities. The funds from the Community Development Block Grant program will enable communities to provide water, improve roads and sewage systems, construct public community buildings and remove blight. “Community Development Block Grants are vital to Alabama communities wanting to raise living standards and improve living conditions for their residents,” Ivey said. “I am pleased to award these grants, and I commend all those local leaders who, by seeking these grants, show they have their communities at heart.” The competitive grants are awarded annually in several categories including county, large city, small city, and community enhancement. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is administering the grants from funds made available…

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